Joey Martinez Photo

Joey Martinez


Joey Marinez enters his third year as head coach of his alma mater, Menlo College.  He served as an assistant coach for four years prior to taking over the reigns of the men's wrestling program in the 2009-10 season. In two years under Martinez, two Oaks grapplers earned NAIA All-American recognition while an impressive five earned a spot on the NWCA/NAIA All-Academic Team.


Martinez was a standout athlete in his time at Menlo, becoming a two-time NAIA All-American and a two-time Menlo College Team MVP. Prior to Menlo, Martinez wrestled for Skyline Junior College, and was a two-time Junior College State Champion while going 61-0 to establish a new COA state record.  He currently holds numerous records at both Skyline and Menlo College.   

Martinez graduated from Menlo College in 2003 with a degree in Psychology.  A native of Turlock, he resides in Redwood City, CA.    

2011-12 Men's Wrestling Roster
Name Cl. Wt. Hometown Previous School
Greg Alvarez SR 165 Baldwin Park, CA Baldwin Park HS
Justin Atkinson SO 141 Gold Bar, WA Sultan HS
Scott Brasil FR 285 San Jose, CA Mt. Pleasant HS
Sammy Cano FR 125 Santa Ana, CA Santa Ana HS
Jose Chacon JR 165 Victorville, CA Victor Valley College
Christian Franks FR 141 Escalon, CA Escalon HS
Angel Garcia JR 133 Diamond Bar, CA UNC Greensboro
Sean Garcia-Chavez SO 184 Newark, NJ Fort Knox HS
Nick Gill JR 174 Sacramento, CA Sierra College
Adrian Gonzales SR 165 West Covina, CA East L.A. College
Justin Harrison SO 197 Lower Lake, CA Clearlake HS
Zachary Johnson FR 125 San Clemente, CA San Clemente HS
Darren Kawahara FR 149 Honolulu, HI Mid Pacific Institute
Gustavo Lopez JR 133 Wapato, WA Yakima CC
Kyle Lopez SO 165 Citrus Heights, CA Mesa Verde HS
Mike Lopez SR 149 Maywood, CA East L.A. College
Hanna Malak SR 184 San Mateo, CA Serra HS
Drake Medeiros JR 125 Waianae, HI Saint Louis HS
Richie Nole JR 141 Palo Alto, CA West Valley College
Adam Obad SR 165 Merced, CA Modesto College
Joel Palabrica FR 141 Everett, WA Everett HS
David Rios SO 157 Brentwood, CA Cal State Fullerton
Lenny Romero SR 285 Norwalk, CA Cal Poly SLO
Carlos Soto SR 165 Stockton, CA Delta College
Tyler Thomas FR 149 Woodland, CA Pioneer HS
Alex Varela SO 133 Mesa, CA Arizona State
Joel Veloni SO 157 Hoquiam, WA Yakima CC
Jace Weaver JR 141 Auburn, CA Ponderosa HS
Benjamin Yura SO 197 Santa Monica, CA Santa Monica HS

Coaching Staff

Joey Martinez Photo
Head Coach
3rd season
Jose Sanchez Photo
Assistant Coach
1st season
Gary Nelson Photo
Assistant Coach
3rd season
Ruben Tamayo Photo
Assistant Coach
1st season
Marcus Randolph Photo
Assistant Coach
1st season